Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Environmental issues

The environmental project in Bigastro will continue on June 8 with the "Bigastro Bajo la Luna" Route. This will be the fourth edition of this night tour of the local garden. The path, which is about 6.5 km long, is of low difficulty and suitable for everyone.

Also on Friday, June 8 a Photography Contest, "Rincones de mi Pueblo", will get underway. This is a contest for photographs with environmental interest within the municipality.

On June 11, Bigastro will receive the "Challenge of Recycling", a campaign organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Change, along with Ecoembes and in collaboration with the Vega Baja Consortium.This project aims to raise awareness of the importance of recycling, turning it into a Competitive Challenge, with which to increase the rates of recovery and recycling of the containers that are deposited in yellow containers (cans, bricks and plastic containers). ). The "recycling van" will visit Bigastro with an informative team that will explain the challenge to neighbors and groups with entertainment and environmental education actions.

In addition, on June 12th  the campaign "More food, less waste" will be celebrated. This is a campaign organized together with the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, whose objective is to reduce the production of food waste and achieve greater use of the food we consume. This campaign is aimed at citizens, with specific messages for adults, children, schools and other consumers. To this end, 100 bags of reusable printed cloth will be distributed with the main messages of the campaign, aimed mainly at adults, as well as 100 cloth place mats with the same messages of the campaign, but adapted to the children's audience.

Throughout the month of June, the Scholastic Campaign on Climate Change will be developed, aimed at primary school students, in which two superheroes teach them what they can do in the face of climate change. To this end, audiovisual and school materials have been prepared to hold awareness sessions for schools and environmental classrooms.

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